Distrito Federal, Mexico Archives and Libraries

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Archive[edit | edit source]

General Archive of the Nation (Archivo General de la Nación)
Eduardo Molina 113 Col. Penitenciaría
15280 Ciudad de México
Eduardo Molina y Albañiles
Col. Penitenciaría Ampliación
Deleg. Venustiano Carranza
15350 México, D.F.
Telephone: 52 5133 9900 Ext. 19326
Email: diffusion@agn.gob.mx
Email #2: difusion@agn.gob.mx
Website: Archivo General de la Nación
Website #2: Archivo General de la Nación (AGN)
Website #3: Documents from the Archivo General de La Nación de México and other related archives, 1520-1878
Website #4: Archivo General de la Nación - México

The General Archive of the Nation is the specialized entity that in archival matters promotes the management of archives and preserves the documentary heritage; to advise, regulate, train, conserve, organize, describe, increase and disseminate the nation's documentary heritage, in order to contribute to the strengthening of the nation's democracy, transparency and accountability, and promote protection and public access of his national memory.

Library[edit | edit source]

National Library of Mexico (Biblioteca Nacional de México)
Centro Cultural Universitario, Ciudad Universitaria Alcaldía, Coyoacán
04510 Ciudad de México
Telephone: 52 5622 6827
Email: gestion-web@iib.unam.mx
Website: Biblioteca Nacional de México
Website #2: National Library of Mexico

The Library's mission is to integrate, safeguard, preserve and make available for consultation the collections it protects; acquire by Legal Deposit, purchase, donation, or exchange the documentary resources published in the country and those published abroad by Mexicans, as well as those that deal with Mexico; form the Mexican Bibliography; conduct research on your collections; and promote bibliographic guidelines and standards at the national level.

Museum[edit | edit source]

National Museum of History (Museo Nacional de Historia)
Primera Sección del Bosque de Chapultepec s/n<br<San Miguel Chapultepec
Delegación Miguel Hidalgo
11580 Ciudad de México
Telephone: 52 5211 5066/5256 5464
Email: eroura.mnh@gmail.com
Email #2: diffusionmnh@yahoo.com.mx
Email #3 Cultural Promotion Department: diffusion.mnh@inah.gob.mx
Email #4 Educational Services Department: serv_edu.mnh@inah.gob.mx
Email #5 Library: library.mnh@inah.gob.mx
Email #6 Photo Library: fototeca.mnh@inah.gob.mx
Website: Museo Nacional de Historia

The National Museum of History is the place that protects, preserves, disseminates and investigates the historical assets in its care to offer the public, especially the schoolchild, the knowledge of the historical processes from the Conquest to the 19th century and thus help them to reflect about the past, understand the present and build a better future.